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I have noticed that for a while now there has been no button in Nautilus to encrypt something since either 11.10 or 11.04 but now I need to encrypt something and it hasn't reappeared.

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Truecrypt is a good alternative. Please follow instructions here.

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Thank you! Now I can encrypt things again! –  Devon Garber May 4 '12 at 19:07

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